Energy and Climate Fellow, Bruegel,
Senior Researcher, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
Simone Tagliapietra is energy and climate fellow at Bruegel, the Brussels-based economic think-tank, and senior researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei in Milan. He is also lecturer on energy geoeconomics at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan.
He is an expert in international energy and climate issues, with a record of numerous publications covering the international energy markets, the European energy and climate policy and the Euro-Mediterranean energy relations, with a particular focus on Turkey.
He is the author of the books ‘Energy Relations in the Mediterranean: A Political Economy Perspective’ (Palgrave, 2017), ‘The Future of European Gas Markets’ (Claeys&Casteels, 2016), ‘The Geoeconomics of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Renewable Energy’ (Claeys&Casteels, 2013).
He previously worked at the Istanbul Policy Center at Sabanci University in Istanbul and at the Sustainable Energy Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in Geneva.
He is a member of the editorial board of the European Energy Journal and a senior expert member of the Euro-Med Economists Association.
Born in 1988, he holds a PhD in institutions and policies from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.